Monthly Archives: May 2011

Hospital Bloopers

I remember my sister’s funny experience in the hospital… My sister (who‘s also a nurse) was assigned in the emergency room. She asked the patient’s watcher to go get his patient a gown. Like most of the hospitals in our … Continue reading

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A Nurse’s Dilemna

Today, I was kind of looking forward to an uneventful shift.  I guess I was hoping too much… Just right after our endorsement, a patient started to complain shortness of breath. Oxygen support through face mask was then given to … Continue reading

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A Nurse’s Challenge

Yesterday, I had a patient; he was diagnosed to have blood disorder, probably due to clotting factor abnormality. He was continuously nose bleeding, and started to become restless and disoriented.  He was supposed to have aggressive blood transfusion but the … Continue reading

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Giving Up

Today, another patient died on my shift. Death is not new to us nurses, but every time someone dies, a tint of sadness somehow marks your heart. In my profession, we call it “toxic” moments, but I call it “time … Continue reading

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